UNICEF: $ 8 Million for Service-Oriented Projects in West Darfur

According to a UNICEF, the projects encompass health, nutrition, education, child protection, water and environmental sanitation.
Khartoum, Al Taghyeer
West Darfur State and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have signed an agreement to fund services projects in the state as part of 2021-2022 action plan, with funding of up to $ 8 million.
The agreement was signed yesterday by the Acting Governor of West Darfur, Mohamed Zakaria, on behalf of the state government, and in the presence of the Governor Advisor for Humanitarian Affairs and members of government.
UNICEF is working to implement services projects in several Sudanese states, focusing on areas that have suffered from wars and conflicts.
Following the agreement, the Acting Governor commended the efforts of UNICEF in implementing development and services projects.
He stressed the importance of joint action for the plan’s success and contribute to local component engagement.
Zakaria stated that his government will work to facilitate all work procedures for UNICEF, to implement the partnership plan on schedule to achieve the desired benefit.
He also hoped that these projects would contribute to serving society’s different issues.
He also praised the UNICEF’s role in supporting education, health, civil registry department and other areas, which he considered an addition to the government’s work under the current circumstances.
Zayed Ahmed Al-Amin, representative of the UNICEF, said that the plan encompassed projects for health, nutrition, education, child protection, water and environmental sanitation. He expressed the wish that these projects will benefit all targeted segments of society.

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